Wells Fargo Insurance Announces New Regional Leadership in Midwest

In an effort to better serve its expanding customer base throughout the Midwest, Wells Fargo Insurance announced a new regional leadership team. Serving the Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin markets, the team is dedicated to growing Wells Fargo’s property and casualty, employee benefits and private risk management services. Led by regional managing director John Meder, the Midwest represents one of the fastest growing regions for Wells Fargo Insurance.

Patrick Sedlak will serve as head of the Indianapolis office managing the offices in Evansville and Fort Wayne. Sedlak, who joined Wells Fargo last year as a property and casualty team leader, brings more than 19 years of industry experience in the Indiana marketplace.

John Jagodzinski will head the insurance office based in Dayton, Ohio. With more than 10 years of industry experience in the southern Ohio market, Jagodzinski joined Wells Fargo in 2003 as a leader in property and casualty and group employee benefits.

Norm Riley and Amy Wildung will serve as employee benefits practice co-leaders for the Midwest Region. Riley will manage the employee benefits business in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Missouri. Wildung will be responsible for Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Since joining Wells Fargo in 2003, Riley was instrumental in growing the company’s employee benefits practice throughout Northeast, Ohio. Wildung joined Wells Fargo in 2007 as an employee benefits leader and brings over 13 years of industry experience to her new role.

Dan Venier will serve as the head of risk control services for the Midwest Region, overseeing the loss control and claims divisions. He joined the company in 2008 as a Highly Protected Risk (HPR) expert and brings 27 years of industry experience to his new role.

Source: Wells Fargo Insurance